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    • Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep

    Willem van Oranje (William of Orange)

    1984

    Costume seen on Machteld Ramoudt as Louise de Coligny

    • Japan Tobacco Inc.

    Hamlet Cigars

    1984

    Costume seen on an extra as Queen Elizabeth I

    • Yorkshire Television (YTV)

    A Bit of a Do: The Farewell Party

    1989

    Costume seen on Nicola Pagett as Liz Badger

    • BBC

    The Virgin Queen

    2005

    Costume seen on an extra

    • Arrow

    Lord Robert (originally titled Gay Lord Robert)

    2007 reissue of a 1955 novel

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jean Plaidy novel

    • Penguin Co. UK

    Mary, Queen of France

    2007 reissue of a 1964 novel

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jean Plaidy novel

    • Penguin Books Australia

    Elizabeth and Leicester

    2008

    Costume seen on the cover of a Sarah Gristwood novel

    • Penguin Random House

    The Virgin's Daughter

    2009

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jeane Westin novel

    • HarperCollins

    The King's Daughter

    2009

    Costume seen on the cover of a Christie Dickason novel

    • Avon Books

    The Tudor Wife

    2010

    Costume seen on the cover of an Emily Purdy novel

    • Sourcebooks Landmark

    The Princeling

    2010 reissue of a 1981 novel

    Costume seen on the cover of a Cynthia Harrod Eagles novel

    • Penguin Co. UK

    The Captive Queen of Scots

    2011 reissue of a 1963 novel

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jean Plaidy novel

    • Penguin Random House

    Soul Mirror

    2012

    Costume seen on the cover of a Carol Berg novel

    • Cornerstone Digital

    The Queen's Secret

    2012 reissue of a 1989 novel

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jean Plaidy novel

    • Penguin Books Australia

    The Three Crowns

    2012 reissue of a 1965 novel

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jean Plaidy novel

    • Atria Books

    Royal Mistress

    2013

    Costume seen on the cover of an Anne Easter Smith novel

    • Ebury Press

    The Lost Duchess

    2013

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jenny Barden novel

    • CrossDay Productions Ltd.

    Summer in February

    2013

    Costume seen on an extra

    • Headline Eternal

    All the Queen's Players

    2014

    Costume seen on the cover of a Jane Feather novel

    • Farmhouse Film & TV
    • Ciné Cri De Coeur

    Michiel de Ruyter (The Admiral)

    2015

    Costume seen on Aurélie Meriel as Louise

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About the Costume

This beautiful gown has been used at least nineteen times over the years, predominantly on book covers. It was first worn in the 1984 Dutch mini-series Willem van Oranje (William of Orange), where Machteld Ramoudt wore it as Louise de Coligny. Not long after, it was seen again in 1984 in a commercial for Hamlet Cigars, which you can view here. In 1989 it appeared in the episode of A Bit of a Do entitled The Farewell Party, where Nicola Pagett wore it as Liz Badger. It was not spotted again until 2004 (though it almost certainly was used) in the mini-series The Virgin Queen, where it appeared on an extra.

After this point, the costume appeared on numerous book covers, often heavily photoshopped and many from the same photo shoots, some of which can be attributed to Richard Jenkins photography. In 2007, the costume appeared on the re-print of a 1955 Jean Plaidy novel entitled Lord Robert. Next, it was seen on Mary, Queen of France, on a 2007 reissue of a 1964 novel, also by Plaidy. Next was the 2008 Elizabeth and Leicester by Sarah Gristwood, followed by the 2009 novel The Virgin’s Daughter by Jeane Westin and The King’s Daughter by Christie Dickason. In 2010 came The Tudor Wife by Emily Purdy, as well as a re-print of the 1981 The Princeling by Cyntia Harrod Eagles.

The gown – though never seen this way before or since – must either have a duplicate, or have removable sleeves, because in 2011, it appeared on a re-print of a 1963 Jean Plaidy novel, The Captive Queen of Scots, without its distinctive sleeves, but showcasing the detailed stomacher and skirt.

In 2012 the gown was seen again, back in its usual form on the cover of The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg, as well as on two more Jean Plaidy novels – a re-print of the 1989 novel The Queen’s Secret and the 1965 novel The Three Crowns. In 2013 it appeared on the covers of The Royal Mistress by Anne Easter Smith and The Lost Duchess by Jenny Barden.

Finally, in 2013 it appeared in a real production again – this time on a background extra in the 2013 Summer in February. But by 2014, it was appearing on book covers again – this time on Jane Feather’s All the Queen’s Pleasures, before finally being seen in 2015 on Aurélie Meriel as Louise in the Dutch film Michiel De Ruyter. 

 

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About the Costume

This beautiful gown has been used at least nineteen times over the years, predominantly on book covers. It was first worn in the 1984 Dutch mini-series Willem van Oranje (William of Orange), where Machteld Ramoudt wore it as Louise de Coligny. Not long after, it was seen again in 1984 in a commercial for Hamlet Cigars, which you can view here. In 1989 it appeared in the episode of A Bit of a Do entitled The Farewell Party, where Nicola Pagett wore it as Liz Badger. It was not spotted again until 2004 (though it almost certainly was used) in the mini-series The Virgin Queen, where it appeared on an extra.

After this point, the costume appeared on numerous book covers, often heavily photoshopped and many from the same photo shoots, some of which can be attributed to Richard Jenkins photography. In 2007, the costume appeared on the re-print of a 1955 Jean Plaidy novel entitled Lord Robert. Next, it was seen on Mary, Queen of France, on a 2007 reissue of a 1964 novel, also by Plaidy. Next was the 2008 Elizabeth and Leicester by Sarah Gristwood, followed by the 2009 novel The Virgin’s Daughter by Jeane Westin and The King’s Daughter by Christie Dickason. In 2010 came The Tudor Wife by Emily Purdy, as well as a re-print of the 1981 The Princeling by Cyntia Harrod Eagles.

The gown – though never seen this way before or since – must either have a duplicate, or have removable sleeves, because in 2011, it appeared on a re-print of a 1963 Jean Plaidy novel, The Captive Queen of Scots, without its distinctive sleeves, but showcasing the detailed stomacher and skirt.

In 2012 the gown was seen again, back in its usual form on the cover of The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg, as well as on two more Jean Plaidy novels – a re-print of the 1989 novel The Queen’s Secret and the 1965 novel The Three Crowns. In 2013 it appeared on the covers of The Royal Mistress by Anne Easter Smith and The Lost Duchess by Jenny Barden.

Finally, in 2013 it appeared in a real production again – this time on a background extra in the 2013 Summer in February. But by 2014, it was appearing on book covers again – this time on Jane Feather’s All the Queen’s Pleasures, before finally being seen in 2015 on Aurélie Meriel as Louise in the Dutch film Michiel De Ruyter. 

 

This beautiful gown has been used at least nineteen times over the years, predominantly on book covers. It was first worn in the 1984 Dutch mini-series Willem van Oranje (William of Orange), where Machteld Ramoudt wore it as Louise de Coligny. Not long after, it was seen again in 1984 in a commercial for Hamlet Cigars, which you can view here. In 1989 it appeared in the episode of A Bit of a Do entitled The Farewell Party, where Nicola Pagett wore it as Liz Badger. It was not spotted again until 2004 (though it almost certainly was used) in the mini-series The Virgin Queen, where it appeared on an extra.

After this point, the costume appeared on numerous book covers, often heavily photoshopped and many from the same photo shoots, some of which can be attributed to Richard Jenkins photography. In 2007, the costume appeared on the re-print of a 1955 Jean Plaidy novel entitled Lord Robert. Next, it was seen on Mary, Queen of France, on a 2007 reissue of a 1964 novel, also by Plaidy. Next was the 2008 Elizabeth and Leicester by Sarah Gristwood, followed by the 2009 novel The Virgin’s Daughter by Jeane Westin and The King’s Daughter by Christie Dickason. In 2010 came The Tudor Wife by Emily Purdy, as well as a re-print of the 1981 The Princeling by Cyntia Harrod Eagles.

The gown – though never seen this way before or since – must either have a duplicate, or have removable sleeves, because in 2011, it appeared on a re-print of a 1963 Jean Plaidy novel, The Captive Queen of Scots, without its distinctive sleeves, but showcasing the detailed stomacher and skirt.

In 2012 the gown was seen again, back in its usual form on the cover of The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg, as well as on two more Jean Plaidy novels – a re-print of the 1989 novel The Queen’s Secret and the 1965 novel The Three Crowns. In 2013 it appeared on the covers of The Royal Mistress by Anne Easter Smith and The Lost Duchess by Jenny Barden.

Finally, in 2013 it appeared in a real production again – this time on a background extra in the 2013 Summer in February. But by 2014, it was appearing on book covers again – this time on Jane Feather’s All the Queen’s Pleasures, before finally being seen in 2015 on Aurélie Meriel as Louise in the Dutch film Michiel De Ruyter. 

 

Credits

Sighting Credit:
  • Cintia
  • Elisabeth
  • Guest
  • Liz
  • Lucia
  • Katie S.
  • Rachael
  • Sandra
  • Shrewsbury Lasses
  • Soph 85
  • Wendy
Costume Designer:
  • Amy Roberts

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